On the International Workers’ Day commemorated yesterday, the Head of State, Martin Vizcarra, recognized “the strength and dedication” of Peruvians who contribute to the progress of the country, wrote El Peruano.
In his Twitter account, he wrote: “I welcome the strength and dedication of Peruvians who in each of their jobs are the driving force of their families and contribute to the progress of our country. They have my commitment and that of my government to generate more development and welfare for all”, this media informed.
The National Household Survey (Enaho) assures that there are 16 million 511,000 workers in the country, and of this total, 77% (12 million 721,500 people) work in urban areas and 23% (3 million 789,500 people) in rural areas.
During the ceremony for Labor Day, President Vizcarra said that his government aims to achieve economic growth that allows the creation of more jobs that will benefit all Peruvians.
According to Enaho, in 2017, 55.9% (4 million 281,300 people) of the employed population of the country has a contract; 42.5% (3 million 256,200 people) has no contract; and 1.6% (123,400 people) of the surveyed population was not specific about this topic.
In addition, 43% (7 million 100,000) of the employed population has a high school education; 25.5% (4 million 217,400) went to elementary school; 16.7% (2 million 764,800) attended college; and 14.7% (2 million 426,200), have a non-university education.
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